From hospital files data were selected of all children aged 0-14 years, who as pedestrians or bicyclists suffered A collision with a motor vehicle during 1974. The 124 cases consist of 82 boys and 42 girls, 65 bicyclists and 59 pedestrians. It is concluded that bicyclists are heavily represented in the highest severity group, that the bicyclist on average were 10.1 years old as against the average age of the pedestrians of 6.7 years, and that the 9-11 years olds have the greatest frequency of injury. /TRRL/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Proceedings of the Meeting on Biomechanics of Injury.
  • Corporate Authors:

    IRCOBI (International Research Council on the Biokinetics of Impacts)

    109 Avenue Salvador Allende
    Bron CEDEX,   France  F-69675
  • Authors:
    • Wallin, J
  • Publication Date: 1976-9

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 216-24
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00148063
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Institute for Road Safety Research, SWOV
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Proceeding
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 2 1977 12:00AM